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can i get cirrhosis of the liver by drinking pepsi or coke?

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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Not cirrhosis, but..: ...Fatty liver change which can be as bad as cirrhosis.
Answered on Aug 19, 2020
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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No: Am aware of no known association. Unless you are putting rum into the coke, that is........
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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